From its inception in 2005, Exodus To Jazz (ETJ) has been committed to presenting live jazz in downtown Rochester. It has established a highly respected brand identity based upon presenting worldwide touring artists acclaimed both nationally and internationally. In doing so, ETJ concerts complement the music provided by the talented locally and regionally based jazz musicians. In doing so, the series extends the opportunity to enjoy top-tier artists throughout the year…beyond the exciting music-filled summer months.
“Exodus To Jazz at Anthology” enhances the jazz listening experience by presenting excellent music in a premier venue known for exceptional sound reproduction and acoustics. The ETJ vision is to provide concert patrons entertainment experiences that exceed those provided by New York City’s famous “destination clubs”.

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Keyboardist and composer Lao Tizer leads the following world-renowned musicians to Rochester in the continuation of a the tour that features his self-produced new CD/DVD release entitled Songs From The Swinghouse!  Previously nominated “Best New Jazz Artist”, Tizer’s individually acclaimed band members comprise a stellar group that has been thrilling audiences with their electrifying musicianship.  A Billboard Jazz Top 10 hit, Songs From The Swinghouse! compiles Tizer’s original tunes into a menu that satisfies appetites for the fusion of world jazz styles spiced with a tinge of rock themes.

Band Members:

Eric Marienthal – Grammy Award-winning saxophonist and permanent member of the Chick Corea Elektric Band; Jazziz “Favorite Alto Sax Player”.

Chieli Minucci – Three-time Emmy-winning and Grammy® Award-nominated guitarist and composer; bandleader of Special EFX.

Gene Coye – Grammy Award-nominated drummer; one of the most highly sought after drummers.

Cheikh NDoye – Senegalese “Young Lion” and master bassist whose playing reflects Africa’s rich musical legacy.

 Ticket Prices  Advanced Purchase  Door
 General Admission Seats $30 $35
 High-Top Seats  $40 $45
Cabaret Tables $40 $45

For Information


Call: (585) 733-7685

Concert Schedule
Doors Open: 7:00pm
Concert Begins: 8:00pm
Concert Ends: 10:00pm

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